Our Staff

Danielle Rice, Registered Nurse

The vision behind LunaSol comes from Danielle Rice, RN, and Medical Director, Phong Nguyen, MD.  Danielle's passion is cosmetic nursing and has an artistic eye for enhancing her clients best features. Danielle's greatest joy is seeing the instant excitement she can provide to her clients through her services and believes that beauty goes beyond the physical. She wants to offer them not only beautiful, well-treated skin, but a relaxing, pampering, energy-healing experience that leaves them restored at every level.

 

Danielle's Certifications:

-Cosmetic Nursing - 9 years

-Member of the Dermatology Nurses Association since 2011

-Top 5 International Finalist for the Skin Games Competition 2017

-Skin of Color Seminar 2012

-Bellafill Summit for advanced practice professionals - 2016

-Bellafill Summit for advanced practice professionals - 2017

-RealSelf certificate “Most Loved Injector”

 

Favorite Treatment: Using a combination of treatments to achieve natural, long-lasting results

Favorite Injectable: The right product, for the right person, for the right area

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Gel

Favorite Treatment Room: Earth Room

Phong H. Nguyen, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Nguyen came to the United States after the Vietnam War. His family settled in Cleveland Ohio where at the age of 5 he saw snow for the first time. Dr. Nguyen grew up in the Cleveland Metro area. He attended Case Western Reserve University and graduated with a B.A. in biology. Dr. Nguyen continued his education at Case Western Reserve University Medical School and obtained his MD. He chose to further his training at one of the smallest most rural family practice residencies in the small town, Blackstone, south of Richmond. He spent three years in Blackstone making house calls and also moonlighting in the local emergency department. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Nguyen accepted a full-time position in the emergency department there. Dr. Nguyen went on to practice at many other facilities within North Carolina and Virginia. With over 17 years experience in the emergency department, Dr. Nguyen places great attention and detail to maintaining patient safety.

 

Favorite Treatment: UltraShape/VelaShape combo

Favorite Injectable: Bellafill (5yr. filler)

Favorite Topical Product: Yana Drinkable Collagen Shots

Favorite Treatment Room: Crystal Room

Paula Carter, Registered Nurse

Paula is a rare Raleigh native and has been working as a Registered Nurse for 29 years. The majority of her nursing career has been spent in Women and Infant Services at Wake Med. She was on staff at the opening of Luna Sol as part of our Admin Team, but quickly made the transition to Nurse Injector. Paula has been through extensive training and is certified in injectable treatments such as neuromodulators and fillers, our various laser treatments, and body contouring treatments. She has attended the World Congress American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Chicago and the Bellafill Summit for Success in Dallas. She has a passion for research and learning and has brought many new techniques to the spa. Paula values getting to know her clients and helping them achieve their personal aesthetic goals.

 

Paula is happily married to Philip and the have four sons and a granddaughter between them. She enjoys reading historical fiction, embroidery, concerts and the theater, and loves to travel.

 

Favorite Treatment: Dermaplane Facial

Favorite Injectable: Bellafill (5yr. filler)

Favorite Topical Product: Vital-C Line

Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room

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JACKIE NORRIS, RN

Jackie is a highly experienced registered nurse with extensive skills in patient care including pre and post-operative care, bedside care, and extensive injectables experience. She received her certification for Facial Enhancement and Facial Anti-Aging Treatments using Botox Cosmetic from Aesthetic Advancement in 2006. Jackie is recognized for her outstanding demeanor and attention to her clients' needs. She is known for her artistic eye and precise application of injectable products, always bringing satisfaction to her clients. Jackie takes pride in remaining current with the latest and the best product application skills and successfully shares new techniques to ensure the highest satisfaction levels among her patients. Jackie is energetic and is always committed to treating her patients with the utmost attention. She gives great detail and gives her client's the assurance that she is committed to their individual, desired results.

 

In her free time, Jackie is an avid road cyclist and she enjoys long-distance cycling from mountains to coast. Jackie has three children; Nikki (NCSU Design Student), Lauren (Nursing degree major), and her oldest son, Patrick, is enlisted in the military, stationed in Alaska. Jackie enjoys giving back to the men and women of our military as a USO volunteer to provide service to active military members and their families. 

 

Favorite Treatment: Microneedling

Favorite Injectable: Botox

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Lumiere Riche

Favorite Treatment Room: Earth Room

Hana Petrea, Medical Esthetician

Hana is a licensed Medical Esthetician, and graduated from Aveda Institute Chapel Hill in 2011 and has been in medical skincare since. She is very passionate about helping people with their skincare needs and achieving the best results. To expand her diverse skills she attended the “Aesthetic Show” education seminar in Las Vegas in 2017 and the “Women of Color” education seminar in Las Vegas in 2011, enhancing her knowledge of patients with darker skin types III-VI. Some of her specialties include custom facials, hydrafacials, acne treatments, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, and laser treatments. Previous experience in extensive assisting in minimally invasive medical procedures like Smart-lipo and Thermi-Tight. Additionally, she is knowledgeable and trained with a variety of different skincare products: Image, PCA, Neocutis, Skinmedica, Alastin, and EltaMD. Hana enjoys spending time with family and friends, and hiking with her dog Smokey. 

 
Favorite Treatment: Microneedling 
Favorite Injectable: Botox/Dysport/Xeomin
Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Biogel
Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room 
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Sandra Pickle, Communication/Marketing Director

Sandra lives on Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia with her husband Mike. They have three sons, Matthew, Cameron & Dustin and have four grandchildren, Lincoln, Roan, Camila, and Aviela. She and her husband enjoy working out, eating healthy and traveling as much as possible to see their children/grandchildren. Sandra has been working in promotions, graphic design and web administration for 15 years. She has been passionate about utilizing her skills to launch LunaSol Med Spa and is continuing to move LunaSol forward as the best Med Spa in the Wake Forest area. 

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Botox/Xeomin/Dysport

Favorite Topical Product: PCA Hyaluronic Acid Boosting Serum

Favorite Treatment Room: Earth Room

BROOKE GAMBER, Office Manager

Brooke is originally from PA but has called NC home since 1990.  Brooke has been working in the Health and Wellness field for the past 18 years living out her passion for helping others achieve optimal health through proper nutrition and exercise. Brooke came to LunaSol as a client, experienced the positive, nurturing environment and wanted to be part of it!  She is excited to be part of the LunaSol staff family.  She looks forward to meeting you and helping provide a quality experience for everyone that walks into LunaSol.

Brooke and her husband, Trent, live in Wake Forest. She has two children, Griffin and Maria, both in college. Brooke enjoys teaching classes, lifting, running and hiking with her dogs.

 

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Botox/Xeomin/Dysport

Favorite Topical Product: Vitamin b3 Brightening Serum 

Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room

Jessica Kaeding, Admin Team

Jessica graduated from Kennesaw State University in Georgia and her background was working as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta. After moving to Raleigh in 2012 with her husband, she decided to stay home for a few years and raise her three children.

Jessica loves interacting with our clientele and is committed to providing a smooth, relaxing experience when scheduling services, greeting you upon arrival & when checking-out.

 

Favorite Treatment: UltraShape

Favorite Injectable: Radiesse

Favorite Topical Product: Image Biomolecular Hydrating Radiance Sheet Mask

Favorite Treatment Room: Bamboo Room

ANNA BUCKEY, ADMIN TEAM

Anna Buckey is a true North Carolinian. She was born and raised in Raleigh, where she now resides with her husband Dave. She has five children, George, Mary, Tim, Harmony, and Tommy, and three grandchildren, Jaxton, Emilia, and Evi.

Because of her love of people, Anna has worked in the customer service field for decades. She is energetic, personable and kind-hearted and is thrilled to be part of the LunaSol team.

When she isn't working you'll find her attending NC State football games, reading on the beach, or leisurely walking her dog, Pepper.

 

Favorite Treatment: Aerolase

Favorite Injectable: Radiesse

Favorite Topical Product: Image Vital-C Cleanser

Favorite Treatment Room: Sun Room

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Danielle Rice, Registered Nurse

Owner

The vision behind LunaSol comes from the Owner, Danielle Rice, RN, and Medical Director, Phong Nguyen, MD. Danielle's passion is cosmetic nursing and has an artistic eye for enhancing her clients best features. Danielle's greatest joy is seeing the instant excitement she can provide to her clients through her services and believes that beauty goes beyond the physical. She wants to offer them not only beautiful, well-treated skin, but a relaxing, pampering, energy-healing experience that leaves them restored at every level.

 

Danielle's Certifications:

  • Cosmetic Nursing - 7 years

  • Member of the Dermatology Nurses Association since 2011

  • Top 5 International Finalist for the Skin Games Competition 2017

  • Skin of Color Seminar 2012

  • Bellafill Summit for advanced practice professionals - 2016

  • Bellafill Summit for advanced practice professionals - 2017

Favorite Treatment: Using a combination of treatments to achieve natural, long-lasting results

Favorite Injectable: The right product, for the right person, for the right area

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Bio-Gel

Favorite Treatment Room: Earth Room

Anne Davis, Team Leader

Anne has a B.A. degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She left her career in writing, photography and marketing training to enjoy every minute of motherhood when her first daughter was born.  With two girls now in high school and the third in middle school, Anne is thrilled to be working for Danielle, who has provided her facials-and her daughters’ facials too! -  for years.

Anne’s passion is animal welfare.  She has fostered over 20 cats and dogs in her home for 10+ years and is currently Mom to three dogs, two cats, and one rabbit.  Anne enjoys powerlifting, traveling and Lake life with her family, children & pets.

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Bellafill (5yr. filler)

Favorite Topical Product: Neocutis Journee Day Cream SPF 30

Favorite Treatment Room: Moon Room

MaryBeth Margolis, Patient Care Coordinator

MaryBeth is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She has a background in hospitality and caregiving. She loves to greet patients warmly and make them feel comfortable. Her smile will put you at ease, and her generous spirit will remain with you even after you leave.

MaryBeth lives in North Raleigh with her husband and four children. She enjoys exercise, tennis, cooking, spending time with family and traveling.  

 

Favorite Treatment: Fraxel

Favorite Injectable: Restylane Refyne/Defyne

Favorite Topical Product: Regenica Dual Serum

Favorite Treatment Room: Crystal Room

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